Obituaries - Alta McDONALD
Bushnell Record, 1925
Who: Alta Corella Westlake. Born: April 7, 1876, on old homestead about two and a half miles east of Adair. Died: October 8, 1925. Funeral: M. E. church, Bushnell, Sunday, October 11, Rev. B. Lee Towsley of Adair officiating. Burial: Bushnell Cemetery. Parents: James Westlake, who died July 17, 1922, and Thressia. Married: Dec. 24, 1903, to Fred McDonald. Survived by: husband; daughters Rita and Evelyn, both at home; brothers Carl, Smith, Milt and Emmerson, all of Table Grove area. Preceded in death by: brother Edward; sister Saphrona. History: life spent near Adair, last fourteen years in Bushnell; united with the Pilot Grove U. B. church, later transferred her membership to Adair U. B. church; member of Royal Neighbors.
Contributed by Eileen Harper Worthington